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Petitioning State of Massachusetts
 51 Sleeper Street, 5th Floor 
Boston, MA 02210 Massachusetts Federal Public Defenders and 4 others

Massachusetts Federal Public Defenders: Please Defend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev With a Plea of Not Guilty

We believe Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves a fair trial in which he can make a full and frank defense against charges related to using a "weapon of mass destruction", and in which the evidence can be properly scrutinized before a court of law. Therefore, we strongly urge his defense team to enter a plea of not guilty. Regardless of whether our confidence in an acquittal is merited, a plea bargain would guarantee jail for life without chance of parole or benefit of appeal, and therefore, it would be against his best interests.  

This petition was delivered to:
  • State of Massachusetts
 51 Sleeper Street, 5th Floor 
Boston, MA 02210
    Massachusetts Federal Public Defenders
  • Judy Clarke
  • Miriam Conrad
  • Timothy Watkins
  • William Fick


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